Today's poem is "Endurance"

from Southern Indiana Review

Richard Jackson is the author of ten books of poems, most recently Resonance (Ashland, 2010), Half Lives: Petrarchan Poems (Autumn House, 2004), and Unauthorized Autobiography: New and Selected Poems (Ashland Poetry Press, 2003). His own poems have been translated into a dozen languages, and he has edited two anthologies of Slovene poetry: The Fire Under the Moon and Double Vision: Four Slovenian Poets. Jackson is also the author of a book of criticism, Dismantling Time in Contemporary American Poetry (Agee Prize), and Acts of Mind: Interviews With Contemporary American Poets (Choice Award). His several dozen essays and reviews have appeared in Georgia Review, Verse, Contemporary Literature, Boundary 2, Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner and numerous other journals, as well as anthologies such as The Planet on the Table: Writers Reading (2003) and John Ashbery (ed. Harold Bloom, 2004). In 2000 he was awarded the Order of Freedom Medal for literary and humanitarian work in the Balkans by the President of Slovenia and has received Guggenheim, NEA, NEH, two WitterBynner and Fulbright Fellowships, and five Pushcart Prizes.

Other poems by Richard Jackson in Verse Daily:
February 24, 2011:   "While You Were Away" "Sleeves of sunset hung empty over the brown hills...."
February 17, 2011:   "Visionary" "I could feel a few dying stars hovering over my shoulder..."
November 19, 2009:   "Point of View" "While his memories pace back and forth like expectant..."
June 10, 2009:   "After All This" "After all this love, after the birds rip like scissors..."
July 3, 2002:  "Not Here" "My days are deer leaping from sight..."

Books by Richard Jackson:

Other poems on the web by Richard Jackson:
"Two Letters"
Five poems
Four poems
"No Turn On Red"
Six poems

Richard Jackson's Website.

About Southern Indiana Review:

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Poetry Editor: Matthew R. Graham
Other poems by Southern Indiana Review in Verse Daily:
February 26, 2010:   "(it was so hot...)" by Matthew Guenette
July 20, 2009:   "These Gods are Known by the Shapes of Their Teeth" by John M. Anderson
July 12, 2009:   "Wound" by Corinne Wohlford Taff
July 10, 2009:   "Love Note" by E.G. Burrow
July 6, 2007:   "The Cruelest Month" by Grace Bauer

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